First Meeting

Our first meeting will be Sunday, May 17 at Bobby G’s Pizzeria in Berkeley from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.  And, there will be prizes!


Ongoing: Trivia Contest. Automated demos of Jack’s Favorite Desktop Apps.

12:00-12:30: Meet and Greet. First three people get a prize (see below).

12:30 – 1:30: Introduce goals of Organization:

  • Promote and spread desktop linux in East Bay area.
  • Tables at events like Solano Stroll or Sproul Plaza.
  • Development of desktop Linux. How can we as a group contribute?
  • Perform Modern Installfests
  • Create locally produced Desktop Linux News Blog and Podcast?
  • Future talks: ZaReason? High Performance Computing? Killer Apps? Desktop Mangers? Etc…
  • Organization of BerkeleyLUG discussion

1:30 – 2:00 – Create web accounts for contributors. Anyone with something cool related to desktop Linux to share, feel free.


First 3 people to show up: 10 Ubuntu Case Badges (Everyone else gets 1 case badge).

Linux Trivia Contest: 1stt Place – Ubuntu T-Shirt Medium.


Please send and email to if you plan on attending and register for an account at to get future emails.